T-Mobile goes wideband in Miami; Samsung's Gear VR goes on sale for $199

Quick news from around the Web.

> T-Mobile US is offering "wideband" LTE in Miami. Article

> Apple is reportedly hiring fashion and luxury experts ahead of the launch of its Apple Watch. Article

> Freescale launched a wireless charging system. Article

> Samsung's Gear VR headset is now on sale for $199. Article

> The Blackphone now has a secure app store. Article

> Republic Wireless is now offering the second-generation Moto X. Article

> Facebook is offering its graph search on mobile products. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Spotify's terms for its SDK should be familiar to developers. Editor's Corner

> Facebook's move to bring autoplay to video ads on mobile devices doesn't sit well with developers. Article

Telecom News

> AT&T continues to be bullish on how software-defined networks (SDN) will enable the service provider to accelerate service turn up and allow customers to take control over their service provisioning experience. Article

> Comcast Business is playing into the emerging teleworking movement for businesses with the debut of its new [email protected] service. Article

Cable News

> Awareness in the U.S. of the 4K/Ultra HD resolution standard has increased from 39 percent of polled consumers in January to 57 percent in November, according to research firm Strategy Analytics. Article

> Thirty-six percent of those polled in a recent AT&T survey say their kids frequently watch video on smartphones, compared to 34 percent who say their kids frequently watch TV the old-fashioned way, on televisions. Article

And finally…Uber has been ordered to quit operations in Spain and an official in India said the country should considering banning the service. Article

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